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There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
~By Diana Krall ~


Sometimes that is why you might even stay in the bathroom for even half an hour, making that water running all over, just singing.
~By Dennis Brown ~


I was just trying out and having some fun. I don't think I'd want to pursue singing as a career; it's an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can't, that's OK too.
~By William Hung ~


You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it. You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing. That's kind of sad.
~By Rick Danko ~


The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
~By Linda Lavin ~


The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
~By Norman Granz ~


There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me. It's not like I'm performing; I'm just singing stuff that I really believe.
~By David Friedman ~


I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't.
~By Paul Simon ~


I just had to find something else to fulfill me. Always being a singer and writing, it was a blessing. My brother started making music that was the kind of music I always saw myself singing.
~By Taryn Manning ~


There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
~By Robert Guillaume ~


I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them. So if you feel that I am singing just for you, you may be right!
~By Glenn Hughes ~


I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.
~By Arthur Freed ~


My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.
~By Sting ~


I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive.
~By Graham Norton ~


All my songs were solo voices. Just me singing. In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick. Just singing straight with not too much background.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.
~By Kate Smith ~


And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for. You've got such talent. You're back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now!
~By David Gest ~


I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
~By Taylor Swift ~


Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
~By Charlie Hunter ~


I'm facing upstage, with my back to the audience, and the spotlight comes up on my back as I start singing.
~By Tom Wopat ~


I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
~By Ruben Blades ~


There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
~By P. J. Harvey ~


Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
~By Christina Milian ~


The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


The type of music that I love to sing would have to be more bluesy and jazzy and more soul-like 'cause I love to belt when it comes to singing, so I guess bigger songs are what I lean more towards.
~By Thia Megia ~


I have often heard the statement made by foreign singers, as a demonstrated fact, that the German artists are artists in feeling indeed, and serious in their devotion, but that their singing is crude.
~By Anton Seidl ~


I saw part of The Singing Detective on TV in New York. I said, Something is going on here.
~By Alain Resnais ~


I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I've maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I'm proudest of. And I'm still playing on people's records and singing on people's records.
~By Vince Gill ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show.
~By Debra Messing ~


I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
~By Placido Domingo ~


When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style.
~By Frankie Avalon ~


I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.
~By Mick Jagger ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


I was a drummer, and I did a little singing too.
~By Lou Gramm ~


I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.
~By Layne Staley ~


Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside.
~By Ali Akbar Khan ~


Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
~By Joe Cocker ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


I was always musical - yelling when I was a baby, singing into a brush and singing in the shower.
~By Susan Boyle ~


I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
~By Caprice Bourret ~


A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble.
~By Charley Pride ~


It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.
~By Anton Seidl ~


When I was singing Jamie's Cryin', people were going out of their mind because it was the first time they got to see Eddie, Michael and Alex play those songs. That was a thrill.
~By Gary Cherone ~


I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages.
~By Jon Secada ~


The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I'm singing directly from the heart.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


No matter what as an artist that's always what you want to do, you want to connect to the audience, you want to be able to send whatever message it is that you're singing about, you want to be able to convey that - and not make them feel - you want them to feel it, you want them to feel what you feel.
~By Naima Adedapo ~


To me acting and singing are worlds apart.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


When I am seriously composing, sometimes a phrase will come into my head, a catch phrase. When I was writing pop songs for a few years, as a career, separate from my folksinging career, I used to write songs for pop singers.
~By Tom Glazer ~


I really enjoy singing and I really enjoy acting, but singing I've been doing since I was really young.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting, my singing and the band that I have.
~By Mick Taylor ~


90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
~By Cab Calloway ~


I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I'm singing and writing about these days. It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
~By Jody Watley ~


Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
~By Rod Stewart ~


God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
~By Joe Cocker ~


Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
~By Compay Segundo ~


I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
~By Joel Madden ~


But without the experience of actually singing or playing these things yourself, you don't have the same kind of involvement or understanding of what these musical moves mean. And that is a very big problem in addressing the future of music.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


It was my Mum who got me into singing properly - she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented. She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago, when I was about 12. I remember she told me to start with the choir and just see where it took me.
~By Susan Boyle ~


You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life.
~By Jon Crosby ~


I love to sing old Motown songs to myself, or some Patti Smith Edith Piaf or Billie Holiday. That gets me in the mood for singing.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.
~By Jimmy Webb ~


Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


Retire? Not on your life. I have no plans to stop singing. What are you going to do when you love music? It's a terrible disease. You can't stop. Of course, I'd like to get off the road.
~By Peggy Lee ~


I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.
~By Julie Andrews ~


I don't have the will for singing but I must do it.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


I just want to make everybody feel what I'm singing. And just to relate to me and know that this has been dream since I was a little girl. I've worked so hard for this, and I just want them to connect with me.
~By Pia Toscano ~


There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that.
~By Audie Murphy ~


When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
~By Jim Dale ~


I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music.
~By Bryn Terfel ~


I grew up thinking that singing was my security.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
~By Bobby Darin ~


You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


When I lost the use of my hi-hat and bass drum legs, I became basically a singer. I was a drummer who did a bit of singing, and then I became a singer who did a bit of percussion.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
~By Simone Schwarz-Bart ~


I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.
~By Spike Milligan ~


I can't remember a time when I wasn't singing.
~By Dinah Shore ~


I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play.
~By Joan Sutherland ~


Singing becomes a form of therapy.
~By Placido Domingo ~


I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
~By Billie Holiday ~

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